Pikeville Bikeways Project

Pikeville Bikeways Project The City of Pikeville is continuing to make progress on its ongoing bikeways project, a project to create a designated road space for bikers in the city. During a meeting on Nov. 23, the Pikeville City Commission approved an amendment to its agreement with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, adding the construction…

Kentucky To Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

Kentucky To Receive COVID-19 Vaccines Kentucky is likely to receive about 38,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine by the middle of December, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday.Long-term care residents and staff, as well as front-line health care workers at hospitals, will be the first to receive doses, he said. Source: MG…

Winter Weather Awareness Week

Winter Weather Awareness Week Now is the time to prepare for whatever winter may bring, and the National Weather Service officesthat serve the state of Kentucky, along with the Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee and KentuckyEmergency Management, have designated December 1-7 as Winter Weather Awareness Week across theCommonwealth.The aftermath of a winter storm can also…

KY AG Still Fights For Religious Schools

KY AG Still Fights For Religious Schools Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron took another step in the legal battle to stop Governor Beshear’s executive order against closing religious, private schools for in-person instruction.Cameron’s office announced Monday that they have filed an emergency application with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Danville…

With Love From Harlan Helps

With Love From Harlan Helps A building fire in downtown Harlan left many homeless and without their belongings, but With Love from Harlan is looking to lend a hand.The nonprofit organization has been collecting various donations since late Saturday evening. With many of the affected community members being graduates of the Hope Center, With…

Postal Service Christmas Package Dates

Postal Service Christmas Package Dates This time of year is always peak season for the United States Postal Service, but with more online shoppers, and fewer people getting together for Christmas, it could be even busier this year.“We’ve seen a year over year increase in package volume over the past several years, particularly during…

Ready For Snow

Ready For Snow Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Perry County Road Department are on standby for whatever comes our way. Once the rain switches to snow, and the roads start getting slick, that is when crews will bring out the salt.With the ground still warm, crews expect it will take a…

First Female University President Dies

First Female University President Dies Mary L. Smith, the first female president of Kentucky State University, has died at the age of 84, the university said.Smith died at her home Saturday, the historically Black university said.Smith served as Kentucky State’s president from 1991 to 1998. Before that she was special assistant to the president…

AAA Safety Tips

AAA Safety Tips As rain and snow return to the area Monday and Tuesday, AAA advises drivers to brush up on their winter driving skills.AAA spokesperson Jenifer Moore says drivers should get their cars checked before driving this winter to avoid repairs down the road.She also says drivers should have an emergency kit, which…

Reverse Christmas Parade

Reverse Christmas Parade Lexington’s Reverse Christmas Parade, presented by Baird, will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 12. The reverse parade will be held on Midland Ave between Winchester Road and Main Street. Guests will remain in their vehicles as they drive down Midland to experience floats, music, and of course, Santa!…